Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

Cause for Paws
Cause for Paws

Cause for Paws 2015!

Annual Gala Fundraiser

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2016 Pet Photo Calendar Contest
2016 Pet Photo Calendar Contest

2016 Pet Photo Calendar Contest

Your pet can be a star!

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Burke Pet Photos
Burke Pet Photos

Burke Pet Photos

Beautiful pet portraits!

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Back in Black
Back in Black

April is Back in Black

1/2 Off Dogs & Fee-Waived Cats (4 months on up)

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Spring 2015 Newsletter
Spring 2015 Newsletter

The Pet Gazette

Spring 2015 Edition is here!

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Your donation today leads to compassionate care and second chances. Donate your tax deductible gift to the animal friends of UPAWS and be a part of their bright futures.

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Adopting an animal is an exciting experience, one that will add years of joy for the entire family as well as a lifetime of love and comfort for the animal. Your new best friend is waiting for you. Great friends found at UPAWS.

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The Animals Need You! Work with the animals directly, provide a foster home, volunteer at an event or offer your professional skills to help the animals. We have a whole list of volunteer opportunities. Please take a look at our volunteer application and opportunities today.

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Featured Event

Burke Pet Photo Fundraiser

It’s almost spring, and that means it’s time for the annual Burke Pet Photo Fundraiser. It’s a chance to get a beautiful portrait of a special pet or even a picture of your family with your pet! Call Burke to

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Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Mon-Wed: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm


84 Snowfield Road
Negaunee Township
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